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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Labor and laboring classes -- United States,
  • Labor unions -- United States

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Statementby John R. Commons, David J. Saposs, Helen L. Sumner, E. B. Mittelman, H. E. Hoagland, John B. Andrews [and] Selig Perlman; with an introductory note by Henry W. Farnam...
ContributionsSaposs, David Joseph, 1886-, Woodbury, Helen Laura (Sumner) 1876-1933., Mittelman, Edward Becker, 1889-, Hoagland, Henry Elmer, 1886-, Andrews, John B. 1880-1943., Perlman, Selig, 1888-, Lescohier, Don D. 1883-1961., Brandeis, Elizabeth., Taft, Philip, 1902-
LC ClassificationsHD8066 .C7 1926
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Open LibraryOL6291132M
LC Control Number33016629

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  texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency History of labour in the United States by Commons, John Rogers, Publication date Topics Working class -- United States, Labor unions -- United StatesPages: Even since the last edition of this milestone text was released six years ago, unions have continued to shed members; union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the nineteenth century; the forces of economic liberalization (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalization have affected measurably the material standard of living . Nationalisation ( - ) / John B. Andrews. Upheaval and reorganisation (since ) / Selig Perlman -- v. 3. Working conditions / Don D. Lescohier. Labor legislation / Elizabeth Brandeis Vols. have title: History of labor in the United States, The fourth study in Contributions to American economic history Bibliography: v. 2, : labor, term used both for the effort of performing a task and for the workers engaged in the activity. In ancient times much of the work was done by slaves (see slavery).In the feudal period agricultural labor was in the main performed by the medieval towns, however, the skilled artisans of the craft guilds became influential citizens. Many manual labor jobs were .

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